The origin of magnetism in transition metal-doped ZrO2 thin films: Experiment and theory

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Title:
The origin of magnetism in transition metal-doped ZrO2 thin films: Experiment and theory
Authors:
Hong, Nguyenhoa; Kanoun, Mohammed; Goumri-Said, Souraya; Song, Jaehee; Chikoidze, Ekaterina G.; Dumont, Yves; Ruyter, Antoine; Kurisu, Makio
Abstract:
We have investigated the magnetic properties of Fe/Co/Ni-doped ZrO 2 laser ablated thin films in comparison with the known results of Mn-doped ZrO2, which is thought to be a promising material for spintronics applications. It is found that doping with a transition metal can induce room temperature ferromagnetism in 'fake' diamond. Theoretical analysis based on density functional theory confirms the experimental measurements, by revealing that the magnetic moments of Mn- and Ni-doped ZrO2 thin films are much larger than that of Fe- or Co-doped ZrO2 thin films. Most importantly, our calculations confirm that Mn- and Ni-doped ZrO2 show a ferromagnetic ground state in comparison to Co- and Fe-doped ZrO 2, which favor an antiferromagnetic ground state. © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd.
KAUST Department:
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC); Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Journal:
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Issue Date:
4-Oct-2013
DOI:
10.1088/0953-8984/25/43/436003
Type:
Article
ISSN:
09538984
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The authors thank A T Raghavender for some assistance in making targets by sol-gel method, and C K Park for the Mn-doped ZrO<INF>2</INF> samples. We gratefully acknowledge project 3348-20120033 of the National Research Foundation of Korea and Ehime University Project for the Promotion of International Relations between SNU and EU for their financial supports. We also acknowledge financial support from the Ile de France region for magnetic measurements ('NOVATECS' C'Nano IdF project no. IF-08-1453/R). AR acknowledges P Paruch group at the DPMC of Geneva University for assistance in AFM measurements.
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dc.contributor.authorHong, Nguyenhoaen
dc.contributor.authorKanoun, Mohammeden
dc.contributor.authorGoumri-Said, Sourayaen
dc.contributor.authorSong, Jaeheeen
dc.contributor.authorChikoidze, Ekaterina G.en
dc.contributor.authorDumont, Yvesen
dc.contributor.authorRuyter, Antoineen
dc.contributor.authorKurisu, Makioen
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-03T11:34:16Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-03T11:34:16Zen
dc.date.issued2013-10-04en
dc.identifier.issn09538984en
dc.identifier.doi10.1088/0953-8984/25/43/436003en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/563036en
dc.description.abstractWe have investigated the magnetic properties of Fe/Co/Ni-doped ZrO 2 laser ablated thin films in comparison with the known results of Mn-doped ZrO2, which is thought to be a promising material for spintronics applications. It is found that doping with a transition metal can induce room temperature ferromagnetism in 'fake' diamond. Theoretical analysis based on density functional theory confirms the experimental measurements, by revealing that the magnetic moments of Mn- and Ni-doped ZrO2 thin films are much larger than that of Fe- or Co-doped ZrO2 thin films. Most importantly, our calculations confirm that Mn- and Ni-doped ZrO2 show a ferromagnetic ground state in comparison to Co- and Fe-doped ZrO 2, which favor an antiferromagnetic ground state. © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors thank A T Raghavender for some assistance in making targets by sol-gel method, and C K Park for the Mn-doped ZrO<INF>2</INF> samples. We gratefully acknowledge project 3348-20120033 of the National Research Foundation of Korea and Ehime University Project for the Promotion of International Relations between SNU and EU for their financial supports. We also acknowledge financial support from the Ile de France region for magnetic measurements ('NOVATECS' C'Nano IdF project no. IF-08-1453/R). AR acknowledges P Paruch group at the DPMC of Geneva University for assistance in AFM measurements.en
dc.publisherIOP Publishingen
dc.titleThe origin of magnetism in transition metal-doped ZrO2 thin films: Experiment and theoryen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentKAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)en
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Divisionen
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Physics: Condensed Matteren
dc.contributor.institutionSeoul Natl Univ, Dept Phys & Astron, Seoul 151747, South Koreaen
dc.contributor.institutionUniv Versailles St Quentin Yvelines, UMR 8635, Grp Etud Matiere Condensee GEMaC, CNRS, F-78035 Versailles, Franceen
dc.contributor.institutionUniv Tours, EMA Pole, Lab GREMAN, CNRS,UMR 7347, F-37200 Tours, Franceen
dc.contributor.institutionEhime Univ, Grad Sch Sci & Engn, Dept Phys, Matsuyama, Ehime 7908577, Japanen
kaust.authorKanoun, Mohammeden
kaust.authorGoumri-Said, Sourayaen
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